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The points attribute defines a list of points required to draw a  <polyline> or <polygon> element.

Each point is defined by a X and a Y coordinate in the user coordinate system. It's a common practice (but not required) to use a comma to mark out the X and Y coordinate of each point and to use space to mark out each point.

Usage context

Categories None
Value <list-of-points>
Animatable Yes
Normative document SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition): The polyline element
SVG 1.1 (2nd Edition): The polygon element


<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" version="1.1">
  <polygon points="100,10 250,150 200,110"
           style="fill:lime;stroke:purple;stroke-width:1" />


The following elements can use the points attribute

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